A country, the world's smallest continent, southeast of Asia between the Pacific and Indian Oceans.
Original ASL sign.
This sign is often assumed to be related to a kangaroo's paws. But, the actual reason behind the sign is that England picked up and dropped British convicts off as an "exile" in Australia by ship (noted by Andrew Knox and Deaf Australians).
ASL signs for the category of countries, including continents.
ASL signs for the category of cities around the world plus states and provinces in North America. Note that many loanwords/signs are borrowed from other countries if not available in ASL.
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